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Yellow Fever and Zika virus

On Thursday, May 18th The World Health Organization declared an emergency meeting about the Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola, where there has been 293 deaths and 2,267 suspected cases. 210 more words

United Nations Review Claims Monsanto’s Glyphosate Not Carcinogenic

‘In the ongoing battle over whether or not Monsanto’s pesticides are a cancer risk to humans, the United Nations has found that glyphosate, an ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, is not a cancer risk to humans. 84 more words

Law

Spanish gold medalist believes she contracted Zika in Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) — Spanish Olympic gold medalist Marina Alabau says she got Zika while training in Brazil in December, suffering painful symptoms in an experience that the wind surfer said won’t stop her from competing in the Games in August. 869 more words

Health

Update on Zika virus

Who Owns the Zika Virus?

 

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a global health emergency on Monday (February 1) without providing much detail on the disease. 553 more words

The Latest: WHO declares Zika virus international emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments regarding the Zika virus (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

The World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an “extraordinary event” that merits being declared an international emergency. 302 more words

National

Combating an Obesogenic Environment

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report last week that found that 41 million children around the world “under the age of five were either overweight or obese.”  The report also found that obesity is no longer restricted to the wealthiest countries.   882 more words

How We Care for God's People

Do you enjoy a warm cup of coffee or a bowl of hot soup on these cold winter days? How many times a day do you use water to clean your dishes, brush your teeth or take a shower? 679 more words

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